Episode #33 - Friday, February 2, 2018 - Tech Talk - Cryptocurrency, YouTube TV, Elon Musks Flamethrowers Sold Out, Smart Socks and more...

by: Adam

If you missed Tech Talk last Friday here are the topics that were discussed. Listen to Adam Oldfield every Friday at 11:35 am on AM900 CHML! We’ve heard about autonomous driving vehicles and how they are about to come through the US and Ontario licensing, however, in the oil sands Suncor is now using driverless Haul trucks on oil sands. Making it much safer and we can expect to see a lot more autonomous heavy equipment being used in remote areas. https://www.thestar.com/business/2018/01/31/driverless-trucks-at-suncor-energy-oilsands-mines-will-result-in-net-loss-of-400-jobs.html I would have never mentioned Jaguar. Nice car, but not one I’ve never been a big fan of until I have seen their Arctic SUV electric vehicle. Jaguar was showing off in Norway. Recently 10 of their models that are 100% electric have proven that they can last in the deep cold weather. Their main purpose was to show Tesla had nothing on Northern climate manufacturing. The battery…

Episode #32 Tech Talk - Friday, January 26th, 2018. Bitcoin facts, Airbags For Your Waist, VR for Team USA, New privacy Browsers, Home Trash Compactor and more...

by: Adam

Listen to Adam Oldfield on the Bill Kelly Show AM900 CHML on Friday at 11:35 am or on his Facebook page LIVE! BITCOIN, Even though it’s dropped to less than $11,000 in the past week Bitcoin continues to be used as a resource for people selling their home. You can now purchase a 5250-acre property for to 2.1 million or 124 Bitcoins. The main reason is the currency is available to be exchanged anywhere in the world. Allowing you to travel and use it anywhere. It’s hard to believe that in 2010 – in Florida a kid paid 10,000 bitcoins for 2 pizzas.  Today that pizza would be worth about $141Million. Stripe (online payment) no longer will allow for accepting BITCOINS along with a few other as the fee’s and transaction confirmations are taking too long. https://mashable.com/2018/01/23/bitcoin-stripe-payment-transactions-ending/#dsaBohjUsaq2 You know sometimes your legs can’t hold out and there is now airbags…

Episode 30 - Tech Talk Friday, January 12, 2018 -CES SHOW with cool tech, Smart bathroom, Smart undies, and Razor Phone laptops and more

by: Adam

The CES show was in Vegas this past week and there will be lots of items to go through over the next future Tech Talk shows. So I thought I would go through and give my highlights on items that were spectacular. Razor, once the sleekest thinnest phone has come up with something that even Mr. Oldfield is super stoked about. Imagine a laptop where the trackpad gets replaced with your smartphone? Razor has introduced a laptop that you can now do this. The touch display on the phone becomes your trackpad and it comes with extra battery components so it keeps your phone charged. Operating the Android system right on your laptop. There were a few gadgets at the CES show that I thought was amazing. The first one is a Sleeping Mask. You wrap it around your head and it has light technology and records your sleep experiences….

Episode #29 - Tech Talk - Friday January 5, 2018 - Olympics Facial Recognition, Intel Bug, Propose with this new iPhone Case and more...

by: Adam

Listen to Adam Oldfield on Fridays at 11:35 am or watch him on his Facebook page! We talked about the internet of things and there is a new device that is available called Akita instant privacy. You plug it in connect to your router and it will look for suspicious activity and it actually will bury your private information as it does not save it on the cloud. http://mashable.com/2018/01/04/smart-home-privacy-device-akita/#cESUel9BdOqV You’re standing outside on your patio and you realize you’re just too far away to get that internet WiFi signal on your laptop or iPad. This new device from Netgear is water resistant and a satellite that extends your internet capability up to 2500 ft, because heaven forbid if you didn’t have Internet available to you everywhere on your property and a 2500 square feet that’s equal to having a barn a garden or down by the river. https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEKiLbZ90sgBdBMu1Ke6ZlhAqIggEKhoIACIQd3d3Lm1hc2hhYmxlLmNvbSoECAowCDChmB4 You would…

Episode #28 - Friday December 8th, 2018 - Tech Talk Olympics Facial Recognition, Phone Case Ring Proposal, Stronger Wifi Signal with Extended Antenna,

by: Adam

Listen to Adam Oldfield on 900 CHML on the Bill Kelly Show at 11:35 am Friday!  Olympics facial recognition, Intel Bug, Propose with this new iPhone case. We talked about the internet of things and there is a new device that is available called Akita Instant Privacy. You plug it in, connect to your router and it will look for suspicious activity and it actually will bury your private information as it does not save it on the cloud. https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEMtfnSAGaEu5zIJxuWCuOtMqIggEKhoIACIQd3d3Lm1hc2hhYmxlLmNvbSoECAowCDChmB4 You’re standing outside on your patio and you realize you’re just too far away to get that internet WiFi signal on your laptop or iPad. This new device from Netgear is water resistant and a satellite that extends your internet capability up to 2500 ft. Because heaven forbid if you didn’t have Internet available to you everywhere on your property and a 2500 square feet that’s equal to having a…

Episode #27 - Tech Talk - Friday, December 22, 2017 -T1 Worlds TIniest Phone, Switching Providers Just Got Easier, Google Maps New Feature, Turntable Digitizes Vinyl

by: Adam

Listen to Adam Oldfield on the Bill Kelly Show Fridays at 11:35 a.m. for the latest Talk on Tech! Or watch Adam LIVE on Facebook! Talk about the last straw! There is now a new edible straw that could reduce plastic waste as over 500 million plastic straws are discarded every day in the United States. The straws are made of seaweed and are completely decomposable and can be used for fertilizer. It’s called Lolistraw.  It’s now on Kickstarter! https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEFoM2NKoaKSHiBGIqSCoTmMqIggEKhoIACIQd3d3Lm1hc2hhYmxlLmNvbSoECAowCDChmB4 Remember last week I said there is now smart luggage and all the cool features you can get with it? American Airlines became the first carrier to put a policy in place regarding the Hi-Tech products. Passengers will be required to remove all batteries from Smart luggage before checking it. If it’s not possible the bag must be brought on the plane as a carry-on and the batteries must remain…

Episode 25 - Tech Talk -Friday, December 8th, 2017 -Digital Kitties as Currency, Die with 3-D Printing, Google vs Amazon and more...

by: Adam

In case you missed it here was today’s line up of topics discussed on 900 CHML with Bill Kelly and Adam Oldfield You always count on your GPS and directional unit on your phone whether it’s Google Maps or iPhone map to help you get where you need to be the quickest way. The problem is Maps haven’t incorporated with natural disasters. Meaning, it may steer you to a road less traveled even know there is a critical problem. In LA right now cars are being diverted towards fires that are possible to cross the road and cause damage. Lessor urging most developers including Google and apple to figure a way that it can be notified and not direct traffic into the  Less Traveled route. http://mashable.com/2017/12/07/lapd-warns-that-navigation-apps-are-steering-people-to-neighborhoods-on-fire/#aNuNjDk7IPqo We’ve heard about cryptocurrency and with Bitcoin reaching $15,000 and 19000 in Korea, there is a new form of cryptocurrency that is going to…

Episode 24 - Tech Talk - Friday, December 1st, 2017 -Blackberry Motion, Fast Charging Phones in 12 mins, Google Sees Someone Looking Over Your Shoulder...

by: Adam

Watch Adam Oldfield LIVE on his Facebook page or listen to him on AM900 CHML on the Bill Kelly show every Friday at 11:35 am. Here is the line up of today’s topics: BlackBerry Motion: Long battery life, strong build quality. The Motion Selling for around $600 without a contract, it combines respectable performance with a whopping 4000 mAh battery and IP67 rated water and dust resistance. http://business.financialpost.com/technology/cio/blackberry-motion-review-long-battery-life-strong-build-quality-will-leave-you-pleasantly-surprised Future smartphones could fully charge in minutes with Samsung’s new battery technology. The new graphene-based technology could charge a battery in 12 minutes, where the same capacity battery could charge in an hour with standard fast charging. https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEL3ROfR2XD7z0gPsjDHvGMEqFwgEKg4IACoGCAowzdp7ML-3CTDY0Y8D https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEG7M3kVOQNztIp9E3_JEXW0qGQgEKhAIACoHCAowief2CjCJ2dUCMJuWxwU Scientists have officially developed a flame extinguishing chemical that can now stop a phone battery from overheating and catching fire. This innovation promises to deliver bigger and powerful batteries that can now revolutionize the world. The researchers out of Tokyo have been working…

Episode #23 - Friday, November 24, 2017 -Taxman Cyptocurrency, Loblaws Delivers, SS7 Technology Tracks, Razor phone, Samsung Folding Phone to Tablet

by: Adam

Listen to Adam Oldfield on Tech Talk 900 CHML on the Bill Kelly Show every Friday at 11:35 am or watch him LIVE on Facebook. Just follow Adam Oldfield. You can’t get away from the taxman cryptocurrency is now regulated as part of the CRA tax rules. Regardless of whether you earn it or spend it.  It is applicable to HST and income taxes based on the current rate. So keep in mind if you’re going to be making any purchases or data mining in any capacity you will be required to submit your taxes accordingly. https://gowlingwlg.com/en/canada/insights-resources/canadian-taxation-of-cryptocurrency-so-far?utm_source=vuture&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=vuture/ Loblaws is going to be moving towards the Amazon world setting up a brochure committed to home delivery starting in December. Canada will be looking at the strategy from coast to coast and intends to deliver food at home of course at a fee. The plans are still being worked on and should…

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